Cross-Border Trade Dispute
Cross-Border Trade Dispute

Serving Judgments to China-based Defendants by Mail? Think Twice

It will impede the enforcement of this judgment in China, says the Ministry of Justice (MOJ). And the MOJ is not bluffing.

Can Foreign Judicial Documents Be Served to a Recipient in China by Mail From Abroad? – Service of Process and Hague Service Convention Series (2)

No. The Ministry of Justice is the only legal authority to receive requests for service of judicial document from abroad.

How to Use Emails as Evidence in Litigation in China?

Email is the main communication tool in cross-border transactions. It is common, for instance, for many international trade contracts to be concluded, modified, performed or terminated directly by emails.

A Chinese Company Asks You to Pay to Its Bank Account outside China? It May Be a Scam.

Because it might deny afterward that it was its account, and thus that it received your payment.

Is CISG Automatically Applicable in China?

The answer is YES, as long as the international sales of goods contracts are concluded between parties whose places of business are in different Contracting States of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (the “CISG”). In such cases, the Chinese courts shall apply the Convention automatically.

How to Prove Your Claim in a Chinese court

In international trades, many traders do not always use formal contracts when doing business in China. Instead, they use simple purchase orders (POs) and proforma invoices (PIs), which do not cover all the details of the transaction.

Why Does the Lawyer Appointed by SINOSURE Ask Me to Pay Even in Case of Chinese Exporter’s Fraud?

Have you ever encountered with the situation where the lawyers appointed by China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation (hereinafter referred to as “SINOSURE”) to collect the payment for goods from you?

How Do I Take Legal Action Against a Chinese Company?

You need to determine where you are going to sue, and what law is applicable to your case. If you are planning to file a lawsuit in China, then we have prepared 8 tips for you in this article to help you evaluate your potential legal action.

Sue a Company in China: How Do Chinese Judges Treat Evidence?

What evidence should you prepare? Documentary evidence (physical documents), electronic documents, and recordings are all necessary in this regard.

Debt Collections in China: Enforce Your US Judgment in China and You Will Have a Surprise!

Good news for the creditors with a US judgment! Now, American civil/commercial judgments are highly likely to be recognized and enforced in China.

How Do I Get a Refund of My Deposit or Prepayment From a Chinese Company?

There are three things you can do to get your deposit or advance payment back from a defaulting or fraudulent Chinese company: (1) negotiate a refund, (2) claim liquidated damages, or (3) terminate the contract or order.

How Do I Get My Money Back From a Chinese Supplier? – Debt Collection in China

If a Chinese supplier commits any default or fraud, there are four measures you can take to get your money back: (1) negotiation, (2) complaint, (3) debt collection, and (4) litigation or arbitration.

How Does Alibaba Dispute Work: Alibaba’s Role and Its Impartiality

If you want to resolve disputes through Alibaba, you need to know what role Alibaba will play and what position it will take. Alibaba provides dispute resolution services for both buyers and sellers. In this dispute resolution system, Alibaba plays two roles in fact: service provider and judge.